There are few situations more stressful than being stumped by a question during a job interview. But with stiff competition in the labor market, employers -- especially large ones -- are asking all kinds of seemingly odd, irrelevant questions.
Which kinds of questions are being asked? How about:
"What is the profit potential of offering wireless Internet service on planes?" asked of a consultant candidate interviewed at Oliver Wyman Group; or
"How many hotels are there in the U.S.?" put to a product manager candidate at Google Inc.